Canoe & Kayak Race

Race Starts Promptly At 8:30 a.m.
Registration: 7:30 a.m.  --  8:15 a.m.
The first 60 entrants will receive an official Canoe & Kayak Race t-shirt
Click here to print & mail application with payment
Click here for on-line registration
Waiver form will be signed race day.
COAST GUARD APPROVED PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVICE MUST BE WORN!

The 42nd Annual Milford Oyster Festival Canoe and Kayak Race will be held on Saturday August 20th at the Milford Boat Launch behind the Milford Public Library.

Race and Registration Times Saturday, August 20th:

Race time:  8:30 a.m.
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
Awards Ceremony immediately following race


Pre-Registration Fee
Due by August  10th 2016

Registration Fee
Race Day

$15.00 per registrant

$20.00 per registrant

 

Kayak/Outrigger Race Course

The race course begins at the head of the harbor and continues out to the turnaround point at Green Barrel #1 just before Charles Island.
Total Distance: approx. 5.0 miles round trip

Racing Canoe Race Course

The race course begins at the head of the harbor and continues out to the turnaround point at Buoy #4 approximately half way to Charles Island.
Total Distance: 2.4 miles round trip

Novice Canoe & Paddleboard Race Course

The race course begins at the head of the harbor and continues out to the turnaround point at Buoy #8 just outside the harbor.
Total Distance: 1.2 miles

Trophies & Medals will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category. 
Best in Show Prizes will be awarded for best decorated/theme boat.


Race Categories

Kayak  -  Men

Kayak  -  Women

Kayak – Tandem

Outrigger -  Men

Outrigger -  Women

Canoe  - Racing Class   (Crew:  2-4)

Canoe  - Novice Class   (Crew: 2-4)

Paddleboard - Men

Paddleboard - Women

Safety Requirements:

  • All participants are required to wear Coast Guard approved personal flotation devices
  • One whistle (minimum) required per vessel.
  • No person under 10 years old is permitted in boats
  • Parental signature is required for all persons under 18 years of age. 
  • Competition cruisers and marathon pro boats are not allowed.

To apply by mail: send your application & payment to:
 AMOF Canoe & Kayak Race, P.O. Box 5161, Milford, CT 06460.
To pay on-line:  Click Here to pay using PayPal or Credit Card.  Waiver form will be available race day for your signature. 

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